Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences (28Q350)

167-01 Gothic Drive, Queens, NY 11432, Queens
Phone: 718-480-2689
Email: wtai@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:15am - 3:00pm
School Website: https://jamaicagateway.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/45841
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/28Q350/HS/
Subway: F to 169th St
Bus: Q1, Q17, Q2, Q25, Q3, Q30, Q31, Q34, Q36, Q43, Q65, Q76, Q77, X68
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About

Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences focuses on students interested in the pursuit of science and health-related careers. The school is affiliated with the Gateway Institute for Pre-College Education at City College. Our mission is to encourage the consistently high achievement of, and provide advanced academic preparation for, high school students financially disadvantaged and historically underrepresented in higher education institutions. Students will graduate academically, socially, and emotionally prepared for rigorous college coursework and the pursuit of health- and science-related careers.

Other Features: College Trips, Extended Day Program, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Summer Bridge, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), Algebra II (College Course [Credited]), AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Biology (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Football, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket, Double Dutch, Golf, Stunt
Activities
Book Club, A.C.E., ARISTA: National Honor Society (By invitation only), Mock Trial Competition/Law Team, Medical Club, Robotics Team, Yearbook Club, Strategic Board Game Club, GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance), Creativity Club, School Newspaper, Anime Club, Royalty Stepperz, Social Justice Club, Kindness Club, MASS, Girl's Empowerment Club, United Nations Club, Student Council
Programs
Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences(Q26G)
Science & Math

Mandatory four years of math and science courses including several science and math electives.

Method:
Requirement:
Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all academic levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on a composite of their academic data. One-third of offers are made to students in each category.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Queens students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
494
511
    Grade 12 Students
115
122
    Grade 11 Students
126
130
    Grade 10 Students
124
123
    Grade 9 Students
129
136
Graduation %
98
93
College %
77
81
Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences (Q26G)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

146 / 109 (1.34)
16 / 21 (0.76)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 48% responded
Academic Rigor 
  73.00%
Academic Engagement 
  61.83%
Safety 
  77.78%
Bully Prevention 
  69.75%
Inclusivity 
  83.00%
Mental Support 
  69.80%
Environment 
  68.36%
Post-School Support 
  80.00%
Teacher Responses - 69% responded
Academic Rigor 
  76.67%
School Satisfaction 
  69.83%
Student Behavior 
  72.22%
Student Support 
  77.60%
School Leadership 
  81.07%
Instructional Clarity 
  69.60%
Instructional Development 
  71.65%
Post-School Support 
  92.88%
Family Responses - 22% responded
Education 
  88.38%
Teacher Support 
  80.17%
Safety 
  90.67%
School Community 
  84.33%
School Leadership 
  90.73%
Post-School Support 
  93.00%

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

View Full NYC DOE Survey Results:

More information about NYC DOE surveys can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality/nyc-school-survey

Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  95.70%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  66
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  57
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  65.90%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  451
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  450
Postsecondary
2-Year College 14.30%
4-Year College 72.20%
Unknown 13.50%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here: https://www.nysed.gov/state-assessment/high-school-regents-examinations

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 51.40%
Female 48.60%
English Language Learners:
  11.90%
Students with IEPs:
  15.60%
Economic Need Index:
  73.00%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 38.50%
Black 28.50%
Hispanic 20.90%
White 2.00%
Other 10.10%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 19.40%
Black 16.10%
White 41.90%
Other 22.60%
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